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Racecation lately?

Have you ever paired your vacation with a conference or trade show you are attending?  Perhaps you take vacation before or after visiting out-of-town friends or family?  I have done both of these things.  I figure that if I am already in the area why not take advantage of it, especially when part of the
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Druids and St. Patrick, oh my!

Every year on March 17th we celebrate St. Patrick’s day, but do most of us know the history behind St. Patrick’s Day?  We probably did at some point, but it has slipped from our memory.  Well, the Irish have been celebrating this day for over a 1,000 years!   It is the religious feast day and
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Find out THIS about each Greek Island…

One of my favorite places to help plan a vacation is to Greece.  Yes, it has a bit to do with me coming from a Greek family, but also my experience of personally having been to many of the islands. When I first started traveling to Europe, my husband and I picked a 12-night cruise around
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Windmills, Lions, Beaches, OH MY!

When you think of Greece you think of the iconic white-washed walls and grey cobblestone streets.  You dream of sunny weather, clear water, good food, and Greek Yia-Yia’s (Greek for Grandmother) inviting you into their home for some dancing and fun.  OPA!   Well, when you visit the Islands of Greece you can get this
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Which type of road trip does your family take?

When my husband had the opportunity again to speak at a conference in Charleston, South Carolina we instantly decided to turn it into a family vacation.  We had taken the family two years ago when he had the opportunity to speak and we had so much fun.  Deciding to go again was an easy decision. 
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Is Hawaii safe to visit?

Are you thinking of taking a Hawaiian vacation but aren’t sure if the recent volcano eruption will make for a bad vacation?  Are you concerned all the Hawaiian Islands are affected?  At Life is Better Traveling, we are here to help you get a better understanding of what is going on in Hawaii so you
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What a GEM on the Adriatic Sea…

This Old Town in port has Old World charm with one of, if not the oldest pharmacy’s in the world.  This city has been a maritime city for centuries and due to its easy access to the sea, became one of the wealthiest port cities in Europe.  Over the vast years Dubrovnik has seen its
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Kids Cleveland… so many activities

A few weeks before school started our family decided to take a day trips outside of Pittsburgh. We thought it would be a fun way to end the summer and I was excited to go somewhere new.  We had heard amazing things about Cleveland, Ohio.  After looking up a few places to take the kids,
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Inside tour of Buckingham Palace

The best time to visit Buckingham Palace is in the summer months…   A visit to London wouldn’t be complete without a visit to one of England’s most famous landmarks, Buckingham Palace.   This royal palace has served as the official London residence and administrative office of the British royal family since the 19th century. However,
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Is the Disney Dining Plan worth it?

Disney Dining Plan, Is It Worth It?   Disney easily comes up in conversations with random people I meet, but when they find out I am a travel consultant they always ask me if the Disney Dining Plan is worth the money.  I have read so many different opinions on various Disney blogs, Facebook pages,
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